I have been part of Alateen for five years, and I am extremely grateful for that. I have met tons of amazing people who are going through the exact same things I am, and together we get through it. My Alateen group has helped me learn how to cope with my feelings and not blame the alcoholic in my life. One of my favorite sayings I learned in Alateen is that, when it comes to the disease of alcoholism, I didn’t cause it, I can’t control it, and I can’t cure it. I am extremely thankful for everything this program has done for me.
The Forum, October 2019
I have gotten a lot better at turning my feelings, thoughts and reactions over to my higher power. While reading step two last week I was getting a deeper meaning to the words higher power. I need my higher power to be higher than my family of origin and higher than my family of choice. I need my faith to become deeper, mightier more powerful than institutions, our government and those who cause me and our family financial and physical harm. When these types of abuses and misuses of power are happening it is difficult to remember God is working… Read more »
Grateful to be able to sponsor Alateen meetings and events. This has had a huge impact on my personal recovery in Al–Anon. Thank you, Alateens, for sharing with me…♥️